Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

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Entrance of Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

1/6 Entrance to Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Walkways at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

2/6 Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach, walkways network on the dunes.

Access to Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

3/6 Access walkway to the sand at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Sea at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

4/6 Seafront at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Dunes at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

5/6 Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach, walkway on the dune system.

South at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

6/6 South view of Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waxing Gibbous Moon
Showers
30420
17h37
Sunset
06h59
Sunrise
Seg
8 - 15
Ter
11 - 16
Qua
11 - 17
Qui
8 - 17
Sex
8 - 21
11
ºC
Air Temperature
WNW
4
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
90
%
Relative Humidity
1014
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
54%
Ebb Tide
03h24
to Low Tide
54
05:29
Low Tide
23:09
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

76%
1,33 m
4.4 ft
Low Tide

78%
2,89 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

80%
1,08 m
3.5 ft
Low Tide

82%
2,80 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

84%
1,17 m
3.8 ft
Low Tide

85%
3,02 m
9.9 ft
High Tide

87%
0,96 m
3.1 ft
Low Tide

89%
2,95 m
9.7 ft
High Tide

90%
1,02 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

92%
3,13 m
10.3 ft
High Tide

93%
0,85 m
2.8 ft
Low Tide

94%
3,08 m
10.1 ft
High Tide

95%
0,90 m
3 ft
Low Tide

96%
3,22 m
10.6 ft
High Tide

97%
0,76 m
2.5 ft
Low Tide

98%
3,19 m
10.5 ft
High Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach?

It's an Oceanic Beach in the northern hemisphere bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, located on the coast of Portugal - Iberian Peninsula - in the municipality of Matosinhos.

Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach is located in the vicinity of football field and displays an extensive sand, free from rocks. Its thin dune string is protected by a network of wooden walkways.
This beach is quite appreciated by scuba diving and history lovers for nearby sunk a German submarine from World War II, the U-1277.
Access is done by Rua das Algas and Travessa das Algas2.

References

  1. Algas Street
  2. Algas Alleyway

Where is it?

Map of Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.252569º
Lon. -8.723855º
N 41º 15.15414'
W 8º 43.4313'
N 41º 15' 9.25"
W 8º 43' 25.88"
Parish Lavra
County Matosinhos
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Leixões
Protected Area
Bathing Water Pedras Brancas
Coastal Unit Cabo de Santo André - Foz do Douro (N)
Coastal Region Costa Verde

Awards

Award 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Water Quality
Blue Flag
Gold Flag
Handicapped-Accessible Beach
Zero Polution

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